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News

Mammal protection during construction work at sea

2020.07.21 |

Bubble curtains can protect marine mammals during construction of wind turbine farms at sea.

The pink diamonds indicate sediment samples taken along the planned route of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, north of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea, by scientists from Aarhus University. (Photo: Orbicon)

Scientists deem CWA threat at Nord Stream 2 negligible

2019.09.25 |

The sea bed around the new Nord Stream 2 pipe line has been surveyed for the environmental risks posed by Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA) dumped in the sea at the end of WW2. The results show the threat to be negligible according to a scientific report from DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy.

Over the next three years, the researchers will strategically supplement the open source DNA sequence library for marine seabed animals from the North Sea. The database will remain accessible even after the GEANS project ends. (Photo: GEANS).

Mapping North Sea bottom-dwellers via automated DNA-recognition

2019.05.20 |

A new DNA library of life in the North Sea is the aim of new Interreg research project GEANS.

Events

Mon 14 Jun
13:00-15:00 | Søauditorierne (the Lakeside Lecture Theatres) at Aarhus University Campus
13th Baltic Sea Science Congress, 2021
In 2021, the update of the HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan is expected to be adopted and the UN Decade of Ocean Science will commence.
Mon 13 Sep
09:30-16:00 | Maastricht, the Netherlands
LUWQ2021 - 5th International Interdisciplinary Conference on LAND USE AND WATER QUALITY: Agriculture and the Environment
POSTPONED UNDTIL 13-16 September 2021